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Start a bus ministry?

It’s a great outreach tool, but it requires leadership, labor and funds.

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What’s next for health care reform?

The Supreme Court decision on the Obama health care reform

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Leading above par

At Griffin First Assembly of God, the motto is “One church can change the world.”

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The debt trap

Too much church debt can rob a leader of vision

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Why I’m a fan of small groups … now

I never want to be a church where everyone knows everyone. That means we have no new people showing up and are small enough to know everyone. I want us to be a place where everyone is known by someone.

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Leading the artists in your church

Creativity is not necessarily art. Art requires creativity, but not all creative processes produce art.

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Shaping culture

One of the growth lids most organizations hit is when their organizational culture is contrary to their organizational goals.

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Improving your church website

Churches not paying attention to their websites are missing the forest and the trees when it comes to creating a port of entry for people to discover their church.

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How to work with the Second Chair (Part 1)

Perhaps no other staff relationship is more important on the church staff than the relationship between the Senior Pastor and the Second Chair, whether that second chair person carries the title, Executive Pastor, COO or something else.

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Challenge to clergy tax break clears hurdle

By Bob Allen A ministerial housing allowance provision that saves U.S. ministers an estimated $1.2 billion annually in tax exemptions is unfair to other taxpayers not entitled to the same benefit, according to a 2011 lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. A Wisconsin judge has given a green light to a lawsuit challenging a […]

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